For some reason, WordPress does not seem to give you an option to increase or decrease the JPG compression ratio in the media settings. This means your scaled images are stuck at the default compression ratio. The default is 90%. This is quite high and when used with high resolution, high-quality images, this is not going to … Read more Need to increase or decrease your WordPress Jpg compression?
Magento makes it very easy to change the default logo and address used on HTML & PDF invoice and packing slip printouts without needing to edit template files or any code. The options available are limited, but it does make it straightforward for an end user. Log into the admin console. Within the System drop-down menu navigate … Read more Change The Default Magento Invoice Logo
If you come from a Windows/Linux background, you will be used to boot loaders and boot keys for performing particular functions on bootup. Key’s to access the BIOS, boot to Safe Mode and more. While the Mac OS X boot process is streamlined and it hides the actual processes that are run, it does still … Read more Mac OS X Boot Up Commands
Ever needed a PayPal API signature to receive payments through your website? Normally this is only needed if you plan to use PayPal’s Express Checkout instead of the standard checkout, and the process to get your API signature can be a little confusing if you don’t know where to look. You can get them in … Read more How To Get a PayPal API Signature
Ever needed to update the database name, user or password for your content management system? The most common time I find I need to do this is when I’m moving a website from one server to another. Sometimes you can replicate the database details exactly, sometimes you can’t. I work predominately with Drupal, Magento and … Read more Need to update your CMS database details?
Every website is different, but no matter what your site is about, there are 13 things your website should have to allow you to to make the most of search engine optimisation on your website and improve it. All of the content managed (CMS) and e-commerce websites we build either include these things or include … Read more 13 Things Your Website Should Have To Help Your SEO Efforts
There are always new statistics coming out showing how e-commerce is growing. More and more retailers are getting online and selling. The flip side of this is that credit card fraud through online sales is on the rise too, so what can you do to spot fraud and protect your business from it? Common fraud … Read more 9 Tips For Spotting E-Commerce Fraud and Preventing It
Why find out? Finding the busiest time of day for your website is important because it can impact the response to new content. This is especially important where your website shows time-sensitive content such as promotions in your latest blog article or if your newest products are shown somewhere prominent, be it on the front … Read more Find the busiest time of day for your website
What is Google’s PageRank system? Google has developed a system that allocates a score between 0 and 10 to every website on the internet. This is known as PageRank and can be very useful in determining the online importance and impact of any website. When the Google Spider (the robot that crawls the internet to … Read more What’s Google’s PageRank All About?
I received an email earlier today that is quite sneaky and has been fairly well put together to scam people. So I thought I’d use it as an example and give you a run through on things to look out for when you receive an email that could be a scam. If you have a … Read more How to spot a scam email